Posts in Five Towns EMDR
Anxiety and Faith/Spirituality, What's the Connection? + 6 Tips

Is there a connection between your anxiety or negative self talk and your spiritual practice? There actually is! Did you know that anxiety, depression or low self esteem can hinder not just your emotional, but also your spiritual growth?

I am referring to any form of practice that cultivates a sense of direction, meaning and provides a sense of faith. If you’re looking to enrich your life experience and want to resolve the blockages, read on!

Counseling for anxiety, trauma and stress in Cedarhurst, Five Towns New York. Book your session with Esther Goldstein LCSW anxiety and trauma expert in Nassau County in Long Island, NY.

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6 Tips to Guide your Grief & Anxiety Healing

If you’ve experienced loss, divorce, death or emotional hurts that are leaving you grieving? Read on for tips on how to move through the grieving process and reduce anxiety. Book a session with expert anxiety and trauma expert Esther Goldstein LCSW in her Cedarhurst office today so you can begin feeling better.

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Join the Tribe- Trauma Training for Therapists!

If you’re a therapist who is interested in deepening your knowledge in trauma treatment, join this webinar! You’re likely skilled in many methods, but you want to clarify your trauma lens and provide even more stellar assessments and effective interventions. Join Esther Goldstein LCSW as she presents at the webinar. Expert in Trauma Treatment in Five Towns, Long Island.

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Anxiety and Your Relationships, What's the Connection?

What does your anxiety have to do with your relationships?

The way you feel on the inside impacts how you show up to loved ones, friends, your children and your partner. Read more below about the four primary attachment patterns, relationship anxiety and 9 steps you can take to add more ease to your relationships!

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Anxiety in your body + 6 signs of psychosomatic pain

Have you ever felt physically ill due to stress or anxiety? Psychosomatic pain is when your emotional and mental stress begin making you physically sick.

When meeting with a new client, I listen to their story by what they are expressing verbally, but am also listening for the cues of discomfort, pain or dis-ease they have been struggling with on a body level.

Am I crazy or is there a reason that I’m suffering? She looks up with pleading eyes. I know it’s probably stress related but I’m good at sucking things up and moving on. But for some reason it isn’t working. My stomach cramps up, I am constantly bloated and just feel so uncomfortable in my skin. Can you do your magic and help me feel better? Clearly the medical tests don’t find anything, so this is my next stop.

Read more to understand psychosomatic stress, how your body holds anxiety and what you can do today! Stay tuned for next week, where I offer 6 skills for stress relief related to psychosomatic symptoms.

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Heal the heartache. How healing attachment wounds offers anxiety relief.

Have you been struggling with anxiety that has no “apparent” cause?

There’s nothing in particular that’s on your mind, yet there’s this nagging feeling of worry, of panic or of fear. You may be dreading a time of year, a new interaction, a recent shift in your love relationship or demands your family or work life is putting on you, but none of these equate to the feeling of discomfort you’re experiencing. I so get how uncomfortable and confusing it can be to not understand the “reason” for the pain.

If you are experiencing symptoms related to anxiety but don’t have a recent stressor, or trauma that it can be attributed to, I invite you to look deeper.

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